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About Wallis and Futuna in detail
Where is Wallis and Futuna?
Wallis and Futuna, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 13 57 S 171 56 W otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.
What is the capital of Wallis and Futuna?
The capital city of Wallis and Futuna is: Mata-Utu.
What is the time in Mata-Utu?
It is 17 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Mata-Utu is: UTC+12.
What is the Internet code for Wallis and Futuna?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Wallis and Futuna is: .wf
What is the size of Wallis and Futuna?
The territory of Wallis and Futuna is total: 142 sq km; land: 142 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Wallis and Futuna is 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Wallis and Futuna, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Wallis and Futuna?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Wallis and Futuna is covered by water (see below), and this includes 129 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Wallis and Futuna?
The climate of Wallis and Futuna is tropical: hot, rainy season (November to April): cool, dry season (May to October): rains 250-300 cm per year (80% humidity): average temperature 26.6 degrees Celsius.
Geographical data of Wallis and Futuna
The elevation of Wallis and Futuna; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: Mont Singavi 765 m.
The typical geographical details of Wallis and Futuna include volcanic origin; low hills.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Wallis and Futuna is both island groups have fringing reefs.
Resources and land use of Wallis and Futuna
The country’s main mined products are NEGL. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 42.8%; arable land 7.1%; permanent crops 35.7%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 41.9%; other: 15.3% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Wallis and Futuna
The number of inhabitants of Wallis and Futuna is 15,664 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 0% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Wallis and Futuna is concentrated in MATA-UTU (capital) 1,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Wallis and Futuna
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Polynesian.
Spoken languages in Wallis and Futuna
The spoken languages in Wallis and Futuna are the following: Wallisian (indigenous Polynesian language) 58.9%, Futunian 30.1%, French (official language) 10.8%, other 0.2% (2003 census).
What are the most important religions in Wallis and Futuna?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic 99%, other 1%.
Further population data of Wallis and Futuna
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 22.25% (male 1,819 / female 1,667) 15-24 years: 16.9% (male 1,395 / female 1,252) 25-54 years: 41.52% (male 3,266 / female 3,237) 55-64 years: 9.7% (male 746 / female 773) 65 years and over: 9.63% (male 721 / female 788) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Wallis and Futuna is 0.33% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Wallis and Futuna the birth rate is 13.3 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 5.2 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Wallis and Futuna the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Wallis and Futuna, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Wallis and Futuna are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Wallis and Futuna
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The economy is limited to traditional subsistence agriculture, with 80% of labor force earnings coming from agriculture (coconuts and vegetables), livestock (mostly pigs), and fishing. However, roughly 70% of the labor force is employed in the public sectRevenues come from French Government subsidies, licensing of fishing rights to Japan and South Korea, import taxes, and remittances from expatriate workers in New Caledonia. France directly finances the public sector and healthcare and education services.A key concern for Wallis and Futuna is an aging population with consequent economic development issues. Very few people aged 18-30 live on the islands due to the limited formal employment opportunities. Improving job creation is a current priority for the.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Wallis and Futuna is $NA.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Wallis and Futuna is NA%.
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Wallis and Futuna this is $3,800 (2004 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Wallis and Futuna produces?
The main agricultural products of Wallis and Futuna are coconuts, breadfruit, yams, taro, bananas; pigs, goats; fish.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are copra, handicrafts, fishing, lumber. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on copra, handicrafts, fishing, lumber.
Drinking water source in Wallis and Futuna
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Wallis and Futuna
In Wallis and Futuna the average number of childbirth is 1.74 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Wallis and Futuna
The average age of the population is total: 31.6 years; male: 30.6 years, female: 32.8 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Wallis and Futuna it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Wallis and Futuna is -4.9 migrant(s) / 1,000 population. Note: there has been steady emigration from Wallis and Futuna to New Caledonia (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see France.
Is Wallis and Futuna a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Wallis and Futuna
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Wallis and Futuna density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Wallis and Futuna the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Wallis and Futuna the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Wallis and Futuna is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Wallis and Futuna? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Wallis and Futuna are N/A.
More interesting facts about Wallis and Futuna
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842, and took official control of them between 1886 and 1888. Notably, Wallis and Futuna was the only French colony to side with the Vichy regime during World War II, a phase that ended in May of 1942 with the arrival of 2,000 American troops. In 1959, the inhabitants of the islands voted to become a French overseas territory and officially assumed this status in July 1961..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Wallis and Futuna: none (overseas territory of France).
The flag and other symbols of Wallis and Futuna
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, unofficial, local flag has a red field with four white isosceles triangles in the middle, representing the three native kings of the islands and the French administrator; the apexes of the triangles are oriented inward and at right angles to each other; the flag of France, outlined in white on two sides, is in the upper hoist quadrant. Note: the design is derived from an original red banner with a white cross pattee that was introduced in the 19th century by French missionaries; the flag of France is used for official occasions.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Wallis and Futuna: red saltire (Saint Andrew's Cross) on a white square on a red field; national colors: red, white.
Constitution of Wallis and Futuna
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Wallis and Futuna?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Wallis and Futuna is French civil law.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Wallis and Futuna, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Territorial Assembly or Assemblee Territoriale (20 seats; members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by proportional representation to serve 5-year terms). Note: Wallis and Futuna elects 1 senator to the French Senate and 1 deputy to the French National Assembly; French Senate - elections last held on 28 September 2014 (next to be held by September 2017); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats - UMP 1; French National Assembly - by-election last held on 24 March 2013 (next to be held by 2017); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats - independent (backed by UMP) 1elections: last held on 22 March 2012 (next to be held in March 2017)election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - PS 4, UMP 4, centrist, 3, other 9.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Wallis and Futuna
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Wallis and Futuna the labor force is 3,104 (2003). Please bear in mind that the population in Wallis and Futuna is total: 4.4 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 4.6 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 4.1 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Wallis and Futuna is 12.2% (2008 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Wallis and Futuna, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Wallis and Futuna the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Wallis and Futuna the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Wallis and Futuna
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Wallis and Futuna is; revenues: $29,730expenditures: $31,330 (2004). Taxes and other revenues are NA%.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Wallis and Futuna is calendar year.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Wallis and Futuna
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 2.8% (2005) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Wallis and Futuna is: $47,450 (2004 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: copra, chemicals, construction materials.
The most important export partners of Wallis and Futuna are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: chemicals, machinery, consumer goods, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Wallis and Futuna
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Wallis and Futuna, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Wallis and Futuna, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Wallis and Futuna; international: country code - 681.
Transport infrastructure in Wallis and Futuna
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Wallis and Futuna: 2 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Wallis and Futuna: N/A.
The total length of the waterways in Wallis and Futuna: N/A.
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Facts about Wallis and Futuna
Name of the country: conventional long form: Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands, conventional short form: Wallis and Futuna, local long form: Territoire des Iles Wallis et Futuna, local short form: Wallis et Futuna, etymology: Wallis Island is named after British Captain Samuel WALLIS who discovered it in 1767; Futuna is derived from the native word "futu," which is the name of the fish-poison tree found on the island.
|Abbrevation: Wallis and Futuna||Geographic coordinates:
13 18 S, 176 12 W
|Capital of Wallis and Futuna: Mata-Utu||GPS of the Capital:
13 57 S 171 56 W
|Position: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand|
|Land area: total: 142 sq km; land: 142 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: volcanic origin; low hills
||Area comparative: 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 15,664 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.33% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.09 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.11 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.01 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.97 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.92 male(s) / female, total population: 1.03 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $47,450 (2004 estimate)||Imports: $61.17 million (2004)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 0% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): MATA-UTU (capital) 1,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 31.6 years; male: 30.6 years, female: 32.8 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 3,450. Percent of population: 22.1% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 3,132. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (July 2014 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: 12.2% (2008 estimate)||Nationality: Wallisian(s), Futunan(s), or Wallis and Futuna Islandersadjective: Wallisian, Futunan, or Wallis and Futuna Islander||National holidays: Bastille Day, 14 July (1789)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 79.7 years. Male: 76.7 years, female: 82.8 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.74 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 13.3 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: French civil law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: copra, handicrafts, fishing, lumber||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: NA%|
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